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noun     immersion pronunciation in British English
/ɪˈmɜː(r)ʃ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the state of something that has been put in a liquid and is surrounded or covered by it
    1. a.
      the process of putting something into a liquid
  2. 2
    [uncountable] a method of baptizing a new member of a Christian church that involves putting their whole body into water
  3. 3
    [uncountable] a situation in which someone spends most of their time doing something or thinking about it
  4. 5
    [countable] British an immersion heater
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